Supply balance sheets of agricultural products, Slovenia, 2018

48- percentage self-sufficiency rate for fruits

In 2018 Slovene citizen consumed on average the most cereals, i.e. 126 kg, and vegetables, i.e. 117 kg; Slovene citizen also consumed on average 93 kg of meat, 88 kg of of fresh fruits, 67 kg of potato, 11 kg of eggs, 5 kg of rice and 1 kilo of honey.  

  • 6/11/2019
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  • provisional data

Especially low self-sufficiency rates for vegetables, fruits, potato and cereals

Especially low rates of self-sufficiency were shown by supply balance sheets for vegetables (39%), fruits (48%), potato (48%) and cereals (68%) in 2018; self-sufficiency rates were higher in supply balance sheets for meat (81%) and eggs (96%).

68-percent rate of self-sufficiency for cereals

Domestic production of cereals reached almost 600,000 tons in 2018 and domestic consumption almost 880,000 tons, therefore the self-sufficiency rate for cereals was quite low (68%). Production of all fruits amounted to slightly more than 190,000 tons in the same year, and the domestic consumption 400,000 tons, therefore the self-sufficiency rate was only 48-percent.

Slightly lower per capita consumption of potato and meat in comparison with the previous year

In 2018 Slovene citizen consumed on average also 93 kg of meat, 67 kg of potato, 11 kg of eggs, 5 kg of rice and almost 1 kilo of honey.

Self-sufficiency rate by type of agricultural products, calendar year, Slovenia
Self-sufficiency rate by type of agricultural products, calendar year, Slovenia
Sources: SURS, KIS
Consumption per capita, calendar year, Slovenia
Consumption per capita, calendar year, Slovenia
Sources: SURS, KIS
Calendar crop and animal supply balance sheets, Slovenia, 2018
ProductionDomestic useSelf-sufficiency rateConsumption per capita
1,000 t%kg/cap.
Cereals596.7879.167.9125.5
Meat154.8191.780.892.6
Vegetables100.6258.538.9117.3
Potato72.9151.348.266.9
Fresh fruits192.4311.861.788.1
Sources: SURS, KIS
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